Marcus Rashford’s swerving strike from distance earned Manchester United a 1-0 win at Real Betis on Thursday and passage to the Europa League quarter-finals with a 5-1 combination triumph.
The Red Devils and their counterparts from Andalucia performed out an entertaining sport at a vigorous Benito Villamarin stadium, with house followers believing for some time they might mount a comeback, regardless of their three-goal deficit.
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Joaquin hit the publish for Betis and Juanmi spurned two clear probabilities for the hosts as they began effectively.
However Rashford’s sensible aim early within the second half quelled that concept and United noticed the sport out comfortably as Betis’ power ranges dipped.
Manchester United coach Erik ten Hag handed 21-year-old winger Facundo Pellistri his first begin for the membership in sun-washed Seville, after some brilliant cameos from the bench.
The Uruguayan teenager was immediately concerned on a brilliant show, overcooking a cross from the proper as United appeared to place the sport out of Betis’s attain immediately.
Marcus Rashford has been in high quality kind this season. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)Source: Getty Images
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Wout Weghorst flung himself at a nook, flicked on by Casemiro, but it surely was too far for him to succeed in.
The hosts hit again, sending Juanmi by way of on aim, however the former Southampton ahead dragged his shot huge of David de Gea’s far publish.
Betis got here even nearer by way of 41-year-old veteran Joaquin, who crashed a drive from distance off the publish.
United didn’t produce a shot on track within the first half however took the lead early within the second, by way of Rashford’s thunderbolt.
The ahead, in exceptional kind this season, missed two high quality probabilities after the break however swiftly made amends with a vicious shot from outdoors the world which flew previous Rui Silva and into the underside nook.
It was Rashford’s sixth aim of the event and his twenty seventh throughout all competitions this season, in 43 appearances.
FULL EUROPA LEAGUE ROUND OF 16 RESULTS
Freiburg 0-2 Juventus (Juventus wins 3-0 on combination)
Feyenoord 7-1 Shakhtar Donetsk (Feyenoord wins 8-1 on combination)
Real Betis 0-1 Manchester United (Manchester United wins 5-1 on combination)
Fenerbache 1-0 Sevilla (Sevilla wins 2-1 on combination)
Ferencvaros vs Bayer Leverkusen
Real Sociedad vs Roma
Union Saint-Gilloise vs Union Berlin
Arsenal vs Sporting
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